COMPEER---COMPEER YOUTH ---COMPEER VETERANS

 
General Information
Description of ProgramMatches volunteers in one-to-one relationships with Nassau County adults and youth recovering from mental illness. recruits, interviews, screens, trains and supports volunteers who agree to a one year commitment to visit their Compeer friend for a minimum of four hours a month. Provides program participants with supportive friendship, advocacy, increased social interaction, positive role models and access to educational and recreational community activities.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaNassau
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation, less than one minute from nearest bus/train
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
 
Client Information
EligibilityNassau County residents recovering from mental illness referred by their mental health professional,Volunteers are asked to make a one year commitment to devote at least 1 hour/week to their Compeer partner.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameAudrey Lewis
Contact's PositionProgram Manager Veteran's Department
Contact's Emailalewis@mhanc.org
Physical Site Address 116 Main Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipHempstead, NY 11550
Mailing Address 116 Main Street
Mailing City, State, ZipHempstead, NY 11550
Main Phone(516)489-2322 x1260
Fax(516)489-2784
Program Emailrspina@mhanc.org
Web Addresswww.mhanc.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer Opportunitiesyes
Last UpdateAug19
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
This Program: COMPEER---COMPEER YOUTH ---COMPEER VETERANS
Affiliated Services: COMPEER---COMPEER YOUTH---COMPEER VETERANS